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7 BEST PLACES TO STAY IN NAPA VALLEY

Written by: Matt Villano

#3 Rancho Caymus Inn – Rutherford, CA

Location, location, location. Above all else, this is what fans love about Rancho Caymus, which reopened in July after a two-year renovation and refresh.

The hotel sits smack in the middle of the valley in Rutherford and is a short walk to Rutherford Grill, arguably the best-known eatery in Napa, and a handful of stellar wineries, including Honig and Round Pond Estate.

All 26 rooms are quirky. Heritage wood ceilings, fireplaces and private patios come standard. All accommodations also boast framed pillow cases and blankets from Ecuador, items originally procured by the hotel’s first and long-time owner, Mary Tilden Morton.
Another interesting detail is the mosaic mural that overlooks the pool area, a work of art by artist Guillermo Wagner Granizo. The mural dates back to 1987, just three years after the hotel was built.

Guests enjoy access to the new pool and spa, as well as complimentary continental breakfast every day.

Rancho Caymus Inn, 1140 Rutherford Road, Rutherford, 94573; +1 (707) 200-9300

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